Canadian couple drowns at Cumana

The Coast Guard has recovered the body of a Canadian man who drowned at sea with his wife on Sunday.

According to reports, at approximately 4 pm on Sunday, 34-year-old David Francis and his wife 33-year-old Jessica Francis, were bathing at a beach in Cumana, Toco, when Jessica got into difficulty. David attempted to save her; however, they were both taken by the water.

Guardian Media understands the couple came into Trinidad on Carnival Friday and was staying at a house on O’Halloran Trace in Cumana.

The woman’s body was found around 5pm on Sunday.

Police, Coast Guard, and fisher folk from Toco, all assisted in the exercise to recovery the couple.